Deontay Wilder Net Worth
Deontay Wilder net worth and career earnings: Deontay Wilder is an American heavyweight boxer who has a net worth of $25 million. Deontay Wilder was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on October 22, 1985. He attended Shelton State Community College. He was originally focused on pursuing a professional football or basketball career, but family health issues and his academic standing made it impossible for him to pursue either sport at the college level. He began training as a boxer in 2005. Two years later, he took the boxing world by storm, winning the National Golden Gloves and the US Championships. He went on to win a Bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. He then turned professional, and has since gained a reputation for being a heavy hitter. As of this writing, he has a perfect 40-0 record. He has won 39 of his 40 professional bouts via knockout. Multiple boxing associations list him in their Top 10. He is currently the WBC heavyweight champion. On November 4, 2017, Deontay defeated Bermane Stiverne in a first round knockout. On March 3, 2018 he defeated Luis Ortiz in the 10th round to defend his title. On December 1, 2018, Deontay Wilder faced off against Tyson Fury. The match ended in a draw. Wilder was paid $4 million to show up to the fight before PPV bonuses, with Fury earning $3 million. Wilder's payday could ultimately top $10-12 million after everything is collected.